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Right coronary artery fistula to left ventricle complicated with huge coronary artery aneurysm.
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PMID:  21297327     Owner:  NLM     Status:  In-Data-Review    
Abstract/OtherAbstract:
Congenital coronary artery fistula (CAF) with huge coronary artery aneurysm is a very rare condition. In this paper, we describe a 26-year-old asymptomatic male patient with right coronary artery (RCA) to the left ventricle fistula with a huge coronary artery aneurysm which was diagnosed by multidetector computed tomography and coronary angiography. The patient received surgical treatment for coronary artery after diagnosis. Both RCA and a giant aneurysm were excised; surgical closure of CAF and coronary artery bypass grafting were performed on this patient. Two months after surgery, the enlarged left ventricle returned to normal as evaluated by echocardiography.
Authors:
Jia Wei; Ying Shu; Xiang Wei; Jiarong Tang; Jiangtao Yan; Hesong Zeng; Katherine Cianflone; Dao Wen Wang
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Publication Detail:
Type:  Journal Article     Date:  2011-02-01
Journal Detail:
Title:  Internal medicine (Tokyo, Japan)     Volume:  50     ISSN:  1349-7235     ISO Abbreviation:  Intern. Med.     Publication Date:  2011  
Date Detail:
Created Date:  2011-02-07     Completed Date:  -     Revised Date:  -    
Medline Journal Info:
Nlm Unique ID:  9204241     Medline TA:  Intern Med     Country:  Japan    
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Languages:  eng     Pagination:  239-42     Citation Subset:  IM    
Affiliation:
Department of Internal Medicine, Tongji Hospital, Tongji Medical College, Huazhong University of Science and Technology, China.
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